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CPD : 23 | Credits : 40

Introduction to Intensive Care Ultrasound- 3 Day Course (Apr, 2020)

Apr 06 - 08, 2020   |   Gold coast, Queensland  Australia
Specialties : Anesthesia and intensive care   |   Radiology
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Introduction to Intensive Care Ultrasound- 3 Day Course is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held from Apr 06 - 08, 2020 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia.

This course accredited for 23 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours

Approved for 30 PDP points; 30 points PRPD; 30 pts MOPS Radiology; 30 pts MOPS Emergency Medicine Eligible for Rural Procedural Grants Funding – 3 days under all components (Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics and Surgery)

Participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program may claim this course under the Knowledge and skills activity Short format learning at 2 credits per hour

Lectures – Category 2A, points per hour 1;
Demonstrations – Category 2B, points per hour 2;
Skills – Category 3B, points per hour 3

Activity Number: 142569, 40 Category 1 points. Specific Requirement Eligibility – Diagnostic radiology Grant Approved Training – 3 days under Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics and Surgery.

A 3-day program, which is constantly revised to reflect current practice, is designed for Critical Care specialists interested in ultrasound techniques useful in their specialty.

This intensive program provides participants with tuition in basic physical principles, understanding of sonographic planes, terminology, measurements and probe manipulation skills, along with techniques involved in ultrasound Needle Guidance and Vascular Access, Basic Echo in Life Support and Lung ultrasound. There is an emphasis on the practical aspects of these topics with comprehensive “hands-on” tuition, led by expert sonographers. Tuition is conducted in small groups and limited to 4 students to allow for adequate time to practice.

Conference Objectives are:
• To provide an overview of the physical principles and artifacts associated with B-Mode
• To provide an understanding of basic system optimisation
• To review relational anatomy
• To provide the scanning skills required to maximise technical ability
• To provide an understanding of protocols required in all examinations discussed

Course Content: 
• Physical principles & knobology
• Probe manipulation techniques
• Sonographic appearances & terminology
• Vascular Access and Needle guidance techniques
• Basic cardiac scanning techniques (Basic Echo in Life Support)
• Lung ultrasound

Registration Desk

Contact No. : +61 7 552 66655
04029 123 77


Registration Type Last Date Price
Course fee 05 Apr,2020 AUD 2950.00
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Venue Address

Australian Institute of Ultrasound
2 Miami Key, Broadbeach Waters
Gold coast, Queensland, Australia

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